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Learn 2 Fish Program is for Children and Families

Fisheries and Aquaculture

May 7, 2018 12:42 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE–-Learn 2 Fish Program is for Children and Families
All ages can benefit from expanded Learn 2 Fish programs being offered this spring around the province.

Nova Scotia Seafood Companies Set to Impress in Brussels

Fisheries and Aquaculture

April 19, 2018 9:20 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotia Seafood Companies Set to Impress in Brussels
NOTE: A list of companies exhibiting in the Nova Scotia pavilion and observing at the show follows this release.
Nova Scotia’s reputation as Canada’s leading seafood exporter will be front and centre at Seafood Expo Global in Brussels, Belgium, April 24-26.

Ready, Set, Fish – Sportfishing Season to Open

Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 22, 2018 10:06 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Ready, Set, Fish – Sportfishing Season to Open
Anglers across Nova Scotia are encouraged to head outdoors and enjoy the 2018 sportfishing season opening April 1.

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated

Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 9, 2018 9:16 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Regulations to be Updated
Government’s approach to regulating the aquaculture industry will improve with amendments to the Fisheries and Coastal Resources Act introduced today, March 9.

Nova Scotia Companies Shine at Seafood Expo

Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 8, 2018 10:51 AM

PREMIER’S OFFICE/FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotia Companies Shine at Seafood Expo
NOTE: A list of seafood companies participating in the Nova Scotia pavilion and observing the show follows this release.
Nova Scotia’s success as Canada’s leading seafood exporter is being showcased at Seafood Expo North America in Boston, March 11-13.

Nova Scotia Celebrates Seafood Export Success at Fisheries Conference

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 22, 2018 9:10 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotia Celebrates Seafood Export Success at Fisheries Conference
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister Keith Colwell will be available today, Feb. 22, at 11:15 a.m. at the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture offices, 6th Floor, World Trade and Convention Centre, 1800 Argyle St., Halifax.
Nova Scotia’s continued success with seafood exports is being celebrated today and tomorrow, Feb. 22 and 23, at an industry conference in Halifax.

Minister’s Conference Showcases Products, Expertise in Fishing Industry

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 5, 2018 12:30 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Minister’s Conference Showcases Products, Expertise in Fishing Industry
Participants at the 20th annual minister’s conference, hosted by the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, will be able to learn from an international brand expert and visit a trade show with industry suppliers.

Free Fishing During February Long Weekend

Fisheries and Aquaculture

January 26, 2018 1:24 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Free Fishing During February Long Weekend
Anglers across Nova Scotia are encouraged to enjoy a free winter fishing weekend in February.

20th Minister’s Conference to Focus on Growing Fishing Industry

Fisheries and Aquaculture

January 4, 2018 9:14 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE–-20th Minister’s Conference to Focus on Growing Fishing Industry
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell welcomes harvesters, processors and exporters to the Halifax Convention Centre, Feb. 22-23, to share knowledge and expertise, and hear from experts in supply chain management.

Nova Scotians Invited to Discuss, Provide Input on Sportfishing

Fisheries and Aquaculture

November 2, 2017 9:30 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotians Invited to Discuss, Provide Input on Sportfishing
NOTE: A list of dates and locations of public meetings follow this release.
Sportfishing enthusiasts will have an opportunity to provide their input on ensuring the recreational activity remains healthy and sustainable in Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Highlighted at Seafood Expo Asia

Fisheries and Aquaculture

September 6, 2017 11:46 AM

PREMIER’S OFFICE/FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE-–Nova Scotia Highlighted at Seafood Expo Asia
Nova Scotia’s fresh, premium quality seafood is in the spotlight this week at one of the world’s largest seafood shows.

Minister Attends Meeting in Whitehorse

Fisheries and Aquaculture

June 28, 2017 1:58 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE–-Minister Attends Meeting in Whitehorse
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell concluded meetings today, June 28, in Whitehorse, Yukon, emphasizing Nova Scotia’s position as Canada’s leading seafood exporter.

Annual Sportfishing Weekend, June 3-4

Fisheries and Aquaculture

May 31, 2017 11:29 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Annual Sportfishing Weekend, June 3-4
Residents and non-residents can fish without a general fishing licence during the annual Nova Scotia Sportfishing Weekend, June 3 to June 4.

Nova Scotians Encouraged to Enjoy Sportfishing Season

Fisheries and Aquaculture

April 7, 2017 12:02 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotians Encouraged to Enjoy Sportfishing Season
The sportfishing season is now open and Nova Scotians are encouraged to head to one of the province’s waterways to take part.

Update on Shelburne Harbour Aquaculture Site

Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 6, 2017 10:49 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Update on Shelburne Harbour Aquaculture Site
Government continues to monitor the situation at an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, that reported damage on Feb. 15, due to a major storm.

Nova Scotia Launches International Seafood Brand

Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 2, 2017 1:04 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Nova Scotia Launches International Seafood Brand
Seafood exporters in the province have a new brand, Nova Scotia Seafood, to promote products in international markets.

Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 24, 2017 1:39 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Storm Damage to Fish Farm in Shelburne County
Government is looking into an incident of damage to an aquaculture site in Shelburne Harbour, Shelburne Co., after a major winter storm earlier this month.

Province Announces Nova Scotia-China Live Lobster Quality Project

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 15, 2017 10:31 AM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Province Announces Nova Scotia-China Live Lobster Quality Project
A new lobster quality initiative between Nova Scotia and Tmall-Alibaba, an online retail company in China, will set a premium quality standard for exported Nova Scotia lobster.

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Review Board Members Appointed

Fisheries and Aquaculture

February 1, 2017 2:16 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Aquaculture Review Board Members Appointed
Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister Keith Colwell has appointed the first members of the new independent Nova Scotia Aquaculture Review Board.

Winter Sportfishing Season Now Open

Fisheries and Aquaculture

January 11, 2017 12:43 PM

FISHERIES/AQUACULTURE--Winter Sportfishing Season Now Open
Nova Scotians are encouraged to gear up and head to one of the province's open waterways to enjoy this winter's sportfishing season.

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